Public Notice No. 10648

The Town of Wheatland Electric Department will be upgrading an existing 2.4/4.16 kV underground feeder, loop feed primary and new secondary 120/240 underground distribution rebuild for Phase I. The second Phase of this project will commence shortly after Phase I is complete.  The Town of Wheatland is accepting sealed bids for construction of the South Street Underground Phase I until 2:00 PM (MDT) March 20, 2020 at the office located at 600 9th Street, Wheatland Wyoming 82201.  Mailed bids shall be in a separate sealed envelope from the shipping package and sent to Attention: Candy Wright – Clerk/Treasurer – Town of Wheatland and must be received at The Town of Wheatland’s office prior to the scheduled bid opening.  Sealed bids will be publicly opened and read immediately following the deadline.  Bids received after the deadline will be returned to the Bidder unopened.  Award of contract is anticipated to take place during Town of Wheatland Council meeting on April 13, 2020.  The materials for the boring conduit for the underground will be furnished by the successful contractor, all other material associated with the project with be furnished by the Town of Wheatland. Bids shall include the labor and equipment necessary for construction.  Material will be available for pickup at The Town of Wheatland’s warehouse.  The contractor is responsible for material after checkout. Bid documents including construction drawings, specifications, and construction contract are available to qualified bidders upon request.  Requests for bid documents shall be submitted to the engineer, Exponential Engineering Company, 2950 East Harmony Road, Suite 265 Fort Collins Colorado [email protected]   Bid documents will be provided in electronic format.  Questions regarding the bid documents shall be emailed to David Cox at [email protected]  The deadline for questions is March 16, 2020.  The bidder is responsible to verify receipt of questions.  Based upon questions received an Addendum may be issued to prospective bidders.  The South Street Underground Phase I project involves the following: Boring for 6” and 3” bore lock conduit for approximately 2160’ bore and open trench for approximately 1000’, installation of a S&C PME 9 and 11 including vaults, Six (6)1Ø dual voltage transformers and pads, distribution underground 15kV 500 AL MCM, 15kV 4/0 AL and secondary and handholes in Town of Wheatland right of way, removal of old equipment as well as restoration areas affected by the project.  Energized distribution work is required as necessary.  Each Proposal must be accompanied by a Bid Bond or a certified check on a bank that is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, payable to the order of the Owner (The Town of Wheatland), in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the maximum bid price.  Prospective bidders are encouraged to perform field review of the project site prior to preparing bids due to customer services being in back yards.  Additional contractor responsibilities include but are not limited to coordination of site access, private property access permission, coordination of planned distribution outages with The Town of Wheatland Electric Department, coordination of utility locates, and damage repair. The Town of Wheatland will administer the construction contract and therefore be referred to as “Owner” in the construction contract documents.  The Town of Wheatland will process contractor invoices, and require invoicing to specify cost of work performed for each item separately. The mandatory pre-construction meeting is scheduled on March 9, 2020.  Construction is scheduled to commence May 14, 2020 and complete June 19, 2020.

Public Notice No. 10648. To be published in the Platte County Record - Times February 19 and 26, 2020.